Caribbean Report 14-11-2001

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Caribbean Report 14-11-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 14-11-2001
Author: Joseph, Emma (anchor); Niles, Bertram (correspondent); Ramphal, Shridath (speaker); Laurent, Edwin (interviewee); Achong, Larry (speaker); Wilson, Oswald (interviewee); Kirton, Randolph (speaker); Luncheon, Oswald (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Member countries of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to launch a new round of trade liberalization talks but Caribbean countries want a compromise. Chief Caribbean trade negotiator, Shridath Ramphal comments on these concerns (00:27-02:47)
3. Brussels based OECS Ambassador, Edwin Laurent explains why a new round of trade talks is unwelcomed news for developing countries (02:48-06:14)
4. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) extends its deadline for offshore tax centers to end what they call harmful practices (06:15-08:21)
5. The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) in Trinidad and Tobago is investigating claims by the Peoples National Movement, that some EBC officials have been involved in fraud that could benefit the ruling United National Congress. Larry Achong speaks on the issue (08:22-10:26)
6. In an interview the Trinidad and Tobago Elections and Boundaries Commission chairman Oswald Wilson, tells the anchor they are taking the claims about fraud very seriously (10:27-13:17)
7. Pay talks breakdown between the Government and Unions in Guyana. General Secretary of the Public sector Labour Union Randolph Kirton and Head of the Presidential Secretariat Oswald Luncheon comment on the issue (13:18-15:42)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44709
Date: 2001-11-14


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